10 most difficult landmarks riddles A list of ten (out of 22) landmarks related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Landmarks quiz Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?It was destroyed by earthquake. The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake, which destroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its inhabitants and disrupted the colonial ambitions of Portugal. The church was left unrestored to remind the tragedy.very hard 33% it was never finishedit was never finished23%it was destroyed by earthquakeit was destroyed by earthquake33%it was destroyed by Moorsit was destroyed by Moors8%it symbols open way to Heavensit symbols open way to Heavens34%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10576 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal riddles » For whom were the pyramids in Giza built?Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos). The three pyramids were built by pharaons of the fourth dynasty: Khufu, his son Khafre and Kahafre's son, Menkaure. Today, they are better known by their hellenized names: Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. Along with these major monuments are a number of smaller satellite edifices, known as "queens" pyramids.very hard 33% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)33%Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess34%Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose20%Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1479 answers in 2 languages »Egypt riddles » In which country was that photo taken?China. The Potala Palace in Lhasa, was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. Today, the Potala Palace is a museum.very hard 35% ChinaChina35%NepalNepal30%BhutanBhutan25%IndiaIndia8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4245 answers in 2 languages »Himalayas riddles » Whose heads lie on the slopes of Mount Nemrut, a major tourist attraction in Turkey?Various Greek and Iranian gods. Mount Nemrut is a 2,134 m (7,001 ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey. Near the summit, a number of large statues of Greek and Iranian gods are erected around the royal tomb, which King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built for himself in 62 BC. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.hard 43% hell guardianshell guardians8%various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods43%servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great15%Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders31%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 7702 answers in 2 languages »World Heritage Sites riddles » Berlin Quadriga was once looted by invading army that captured Berlin. Where was it taken to?Paris. After the 1806 Prussian defeat, Napoleon was the first to use the Brandenburg Gate for a triumphal procession and took the Quadriga to Paris. It was restored in 1814, after Napoleon's defeat and the Prussian occupation of Paris.hard 45% MoscowMoscow36%WarsawWarsaw6%ParisParis45%StockholmStockholm10%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10992 answers in 4 languages »Berlin riddles » How is the Colosseum in Rome also known as? Flavian Amphiteatre. The Collosseum was built by the three emperors known as the Flavian dynasty (Vespasian, Titus, Domitian). During the Ancient times, it was known in Latin as Amphitheatrum Flavium. The name "Colosseum" had been coined to refer to the amphitheatre around year 1000 AD.hard 45% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus27% Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre45%Forum RomanumForum Romanum17%PantheonPantheon9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3416 answers in 2 languages »Rome riddles » Where was this photo taken?In St. Louis. The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot (192 m) monument in St. Louis, Missouri. It was built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States, it is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and has become an internationally famous symbol of St. Louis. It is the tallest man-made monument in the United States and the world's tallest arch.hard 48% in Chicagoin Chicago20%in St. Louisin St. Louis48%in Dallasin Dallas20%in Yokohamain Yokohama10%Created by: София. Statistics based on 12559 answers in 4 languages »Where was this photo taken riddles » Where was this photo taken?In Bilbao. One of the most admired works of contemporary architecture, The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao was opened in 1997. Computer simulations of the building's structure made it feasible to build shapes that architects of earlier eras would have found nearly impossible to constructhard 51% in Bilbaoin Bilbao51%in Helsinkiin Helsinki20%in Viennain Vienna9%in Barcelonain Barcelona18%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 20996 answers in 2 languages »museums riddles » Where is this pinnacle desert?Australia. The Pinnacles are limestone formations contained within the Nambung National Park, near the town of Cervantes in Western Australia. Three different mechanisms have been proposed to explain the way the pinnacles were formed.hard 53% AfricaAfrica14%North AmericaNorth America15%AsiaAsia16%AustraliaAustralia53%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 10240 answers in 4 languages »deserts riddles » Where is the famous Shipwreck's Bay?In Zakynthos. The beach is named after a shipwreck of MV Panagiotis, a smugglers ship. It ran aground in 1980, probably while carrying contraband cigarettes and being chased by the Greek Navy. According to a popular story, locals raided the cargo, and for the following four years no 'official' tobacco products were sold on the island.hard 55% in Cretein Crete10%in Rhodesin Rhodes24%in Zakynthosin Zakynthos55%in Kosin Kos9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15950 answers in 2 languages »islands of Greece riddles » Play landmarks quiz and see all the questions.